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Charles B. Helm
Doctor Charles Blaine Helm was born in Camden in 1884. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1906 and later owner of the Camden basketball teams.
Camden Kiwanis Club Alert
The Camden Kiwanis Club is a Civic organization with activities centering about certain objectives, some of which are the underprivileged children, the promotion of an intelligent citizenship, the practice of the Golden Rule in business, the fostering of better relations between the employer and the employee, and between the farmer and the city resident.
MEETING THE GOOD ROADS DEMAND CREATED BY AUTOMOBILES
Automobiles brought about the modern highways of today and no section of the country has responded to the demand for good roads more completely than has South Jersey.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CITY OF CAMDEN
It was in 1631 that the Dutch Commander, De Vries, while sailing up the “De La Warr” River, discovered a verdant island at the spot where Camden now stands. This he named Jacques Eylandt, and the river afterward was named after Lord De La Warr, its discoverer, the Delaware.
Grow With Us
Camden this year marked the centennial anniversary of its incorporation as a city. One hundred years ago our population was 1143.
Economy In Keeping With Progressive Growth
It is the duty of the Revenue Department to appraise the financial needs of the municipality and then to raise necessary funds through taxation, but this must be done with strict adherence to the policy of keeping to a minimum the burden placed on the taxpayer.
That Sense of Security
Camden is boastful of the fact that loss to citizens through acts of criminals is virtually nil, while the. Fire Department through a period of several years has held down the fire loss rate to a point which ranks as one of the lowest for any city its size in the nation,
Can’t Go Wrong on Camden
When a community government exerts its utmost powers to provide the highest standards in water, sewage disposal and improved streets, the fundamental steps toward health and progress have been provided.
Making Health with Parks
CAMDEN has passed the stage where the promotion of park spaces and play grounds is listed as a luxury.
The City of Camden, situated on the Delaware River, served by two of the nation’s leading railroads and set in the midst of a mighty labor market in a territory second to none in buying power, is essentially an industrial and home city.
A Stranger Arrives
Along in the springtime of 1873 there appeared in the streets of Camden a strange, tall, limping man, clad in a somber grey. His general appearance was enhanced by the picturesqueness of his flawing white beard his large white collar loosened at the throat and the manner in which he carried his head proudly, but without disdain.